Del Norte High School (Crescent City, California)

Coordinates: 41°46′11″N 124°12′33″W / 41.76984°N 124.20924°W / 41.76984; -124.20924
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Del Norte High School
1301 El Dorado Street
Crescent City, California

Coordinates41°46′11″N 124°12′33″W / 41.76984°N 124.20924°W / 41.76984; -124.20924
Motto"Go Warriors!"
School districtDel Norte County Unified School District
PrincipalAlison Eckhart
Faculty41.80 (FTE)[1]
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment934 (2018-19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio22.34[1]
Color(s)Navy and gold   
Slogan"You Can Succeed"
SportsBaseball, football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, etc.
NewspaperThe W. (not in print)

Del Norte High School or DNHS, located in Crescent City, California, is a public high school educating students from grades 9 through 12. It is the only regular public high school in Del Norte County. In 2008 DNHS was accredited for six years (through 2014) by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The principal, as of 2021, is Alison Eckart,[2] and the dean of students/athletic director is Robert Hadfield.[3]

In popular culture, Del Norte High School is the school attended by Laurel Sewell and her friends in the novel, Wings. Del Norte High School also became sister schools with another school in Rikuzentakata-shi, Iwate, Japan. Del Norte High School began an art club and cosplay club in 2018. The school takes turns with Takata high school each year of traveling their students to Japan and Takata's students the next year.

As of 2013, it was one of five schools in California offering classes in the Yurok language.[4] Tolowa language classes have been taught "for many years."[5]

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  1. ^ a b c "Del Norte High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 9, 2021.
  2. ^ "About Us / Staff Directory". http. Retrieved 2021-02-10. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)
  3. ^ District & County Schools Archived 2012-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. DNCUSD.
  4. ^ Romney, Lee. (2013, February 6). Revival of nearly extinct Yurok language is a success story. The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 7, 2013
  5. ^ Atherton, Kelley. "Back from the Brink: Learning the Yurok Language Archived 2012-12-13 at the Wayback Machine". The Daily Triplicate. Published 16 October 2010. Accessed 30 April 2012.
  6. ^ Spencer, Adam (2012-04-28). "Tolowa mourn loss of a leader: Eunice Bommelyn". Del Norte Triplicate. Archived from the original on 2016-02-27. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
  7. ^ Aaron Finley (November 16, 2006). "Buck Pierce to play in Grey Cup". The Times Standard. Newsbank. Former Del Norte Warrior quarterback...

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